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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ001-010300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG LATE SEASON COLD FRONT IS MOVING ACROSS THE
GULF WATERS AND EXTENDS FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR TAMPICO MEXICO.
STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS FOLLOW THE FRONT REACHING MINIMAL
GALE FORCE OFF TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ LATER TODAY. THE FRONT WILL
REACH FROM THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF
CAMPECHE TONIGHT...AND FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE ON MON...THEN WILL LIFT N WHILE DISSIPATING ON
TUE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW GULF THU AND THU NIGHT
FOLLOWED GALE FORCE WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS.

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GMZ011-010300-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ013-010300-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ015-010300-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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GMZ017-010300-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF 96W...AND NE TO E 15 TO
20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ019-010300-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
TOWARDS EVENING. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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GMZ021-010300-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND SE TO
S 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT STRAITS OF FLORIDA...AND
E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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GMZ023-010300-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 21N W OF 95W...NW WINDS 25
TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE LESS THAN 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ025-010300-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
1100 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT. ELSEWHERE...
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF CAMPECHE...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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FORECASTER GR


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